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First Use of the Anchor & Dolphin DeviceFirst Aldine Printing of the Divine Comedy
Dante Alighieri.  Le terze rime. [Venice: Aldus, 1502]. 8vo (15.2 cm; 6"). [244] ff.
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Doheny CopyMarburger Gesang-Buch in a Peasant Binding” (“Bauern Einbände”)
Bible.   Psalms. German. Metrical Versions. Ambrosius Lobwasser. 1750.   Neu-vermehrt und vollständiges Gesang-Buch, worinnen sowohl die Psalmen Davids, nach D. Ambrosii Lobwassers Ubersetzung hin und wieder verbessert, als auch 700 ... auch mit dem heydelbergischen Catechismo und erbaulichen Gebätern versehen, etc. Marburg: Zu finden bey Joh. Henrich Stocks ältesten Tochter, 1750. 12mo (15.5 cm; 6"). Frontis., [2], 214, [2], 424, [8], 20 pp.
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Holbein, Lydgate, Lutzelburge, Didot, Lödel, VELLUM
Lydgate, John, & Hans Holbein, Hans, the younger.  The celebrated Hans Holbein's Alphabet of Death. Paris: printed [by Fermin Didot brothers] for Edwin Tross, 1856. 8vo (21 cm; 8.5"). [34] pp., illus.
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Americana, ALCHEMY, Culinary Recipes, Medical Cures, &Many, MANY SECRETS
Alessio, Piemontese, Girolamo Ruscelli (?).  The secretes of the reuerende Maister Alexis of Piemount: contayning excellent remedies agaynste diuers dyseases, woundes, and other accidentes, with the maner to make dystillations, parfumes, confitures, dyings, colours, fusions, and meltings. ... Translated out of French into Englishe, by William Warde. London: Imprinted ... By Henry Bynneman, for Iohn Wight, 1568. 4to (18 cm; 7"). [6], 117, [11] ff. [with his] The seconde parte of the Secrets of maister Alexis of Piemont, by him collected out of diuers excellent authors, and nevvly translated out of French into English. With a generall table of all the matters conteyned in the sayde booke. Imprinted at London: By Henry Bynneman, for Iohn Wyght, 1568. 4to. 75, [5] ff. [also with his] The thyrde and last parte of the Secretes of the reuerende Maister Alexis of Piemont, by him collected out of diuers excellent authors, with a necessary table in the ende, contayning all the matters treated of in this present worke. Imprinted at London: by Henry Denham, for John Wyght, [1566]. 4to. [1], 15, 17–75, [9] ff. [also with his] A verye excellent and profitable booke conteyning sixe hundred foure score and odde experienced medicines, appertayning vnto phisicke and surgerie, long time practysed of the expert and reuerende Mayster Alexis, which he termeth the fourth and finall booke of his Secretes ... Translated out of Italian into Englishe, by Richard Androse. Imprinted at London: By John Wyght, 1578 [but really Imprinted at London: By Henry Denham, 1569]. 4to. [32], 52, 57, 50 [i.e., 51] pp.
$8500.00
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Illustrated FRANCISCAN Manual from theStart of a (Publishing) EMPIRE
Franciscans.  Privilegia et indulgentie Fratrum Minorum Ordinis S[an]c[t]i Francisci. [colophon: Impressa Venetiis: Cura [et] impensis Luccantonii de Giunta, 1502]. Small 8vo (15.8 cm; 6.25"). [28] ff.; illus.
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GORGEOUSLY Printed Poetry & Portrait on VELLUM fromthe MOSHER PRESS
Rossetti, Dante Gabriel.  The blessed damozel. [colophon: Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, 1901]. 4to (14.7 cm; 5.75"). [2], frontis., xiii, [1], 32, [2] pp.
$3000.00
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Choice Collection of Hymns” withLOTS of Pleasing Provenance
Fraternity of Baptists (a.k.a., Church of the Brethren).   The Christians duty, exhibited, in a series of hymns: collected from various authors, designed for the worship of God, and for the edification of Christians. Recommended, to the serious, of all denominations. Germantown [Pa.]: Printed by Peter Leibert, 1791. 8vo (16.6 cm; 6.5"). [4], 320, xxv pp.
$375.00
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ALDINE Attic Nights . . .
Gellius, Aulus.  Auli Gellii noctivm Atticarvm libri vndeviginti. [colophon: Venetiis: in Aedibus Aldi, et Andreae Soceri, mense Septembri 1515. 8vo (17 cm; 6.625"). [32], 289, [51] ff. (errors in foliation, but complete).
$3000.00
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Making Peace in a Poetic War Uncommon Vellum Copy
[Breton, Nicholas].  No whippinge, nor trippinge: but a kinde friendly snippinge. London: John Browne & John Deane, 1601 [London: Chiswick Press, 1895 for Elkin Matthews]. 16mo (16.4 cm, 6.45"). [64] pp., without the 10 preliminary pages.
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Devotional & Practical”
Bond, Robert, & George Peck, editor.  Golden Maxims: or, a thought for every day in the year. New York: Lane & Tippett, for the Methodist Episcopal Church, 1846. 16mo (11.5 cm; 4.5"). 112 pp.#
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Vices, Virtues, & Sins of the Tongue
Peraldus, Gulielmus (a.k.a., William Perault, Guillaume Perault).   Manuscript on vellum, in Latin. “Summa de virtutibus et vitiis [a.k.a. Summae vitiorum].” Probably France (Paris?), but possibly in England: 1236–75. 8vo (20 x 14.5 cm; 7.75" x 5.5"). [1] f.
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What They Wore in Biblical Times Illustrations Supervised byBenjamin West
Satchwell, Richard.  Scripture costume: Exhibited in a series of engravings, representing the principal personages mentioned in the sacred writings ... with biographical sketches and historical remarks on the manners and customs of eastern nations. London: Pr. for Samuel Leigh by W. Clowes, 1819. Large 4to (32.8 cm, 12.9"). [2], viii, 170 pp.; 20 col. plts.
$850.00
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AHow-To” Book for Young Ladies of the Mid-18th Century
Robertson, Hannah, Mrs.  The young ladies school of arts. Containing, a great variety of practical receipts, in gum-flowers, filligree, japanning, shell-work, gilding ... &c. Also, a great many curious receipts, both useful and entertaining, never before published. York: Printed at the New Printing-Office, in Coppergate, for Mrs. Robinson, 1777. 12mo (15 cm; 6"). [2], xx, [2], 182 pp.
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San Francisco's Fin de Siècle BohemiansEntertaining UsMore than a CENTURY Later
Doxey, William; Gelett Burgess; & others.  The Lark. San Francisco: William Doxey, 1895–97. Square 8vo. Each issue: [16] ff., and original wrappers. With the general title-leaves and added index leaves.
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One of theMost Beautiful Publications of This Century”
Elder, Abram P.T., publisher.  The light of the world or our Saviour in art. Chicago: The Elder Company, 1896. 4to (29.8 cm; 11.75"). [Approx. 102] pp.; illus.
$175.00
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English REFORMATION SatirePrinted in the 19th Century ON VELLUM
[Shepherd, Luke, fl.1548].  [drop-title] John Bon and mast person. [London]: [colophon: J. Smeeton, Printer], n.d. [1807 or 1808]. Small 4to (27 cm; 10.5"). [5] ff.
$1950.00
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Scary Times for Spaniards in theBreak-Away Yucatan
(Republic of the Yucatan).  Group of 15 documents (see below for details). Campeche, Merida: Various publishers, 1842–43. Folio and slightly smaller (31 cm; 12.25"; and slightly smaller). 38 pp. (11 blank).
$7500.00
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Liberty of the PRESS is the Palladium ofAll Your RIGHTS
Junius [pseud.].  The letters of Junius. London: John Sharpe, 1820. 24mo (13.3 cm; 5.25"). 2 vols. I: Engr. t.-p., [1], iv–xviii, [1], 20–203, [1] pp. II: Engr. t.-p., [1], 4–212 pp.
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THIS IS NOT A BOOK!Signed by the Poet
Cummings, E.E.  By E.E. Cummings. New York: Covici Friede, 1930. Folio (31.5 cm, 12.45"). 63, [1] pp.; illus.
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The Women Really are Wicked Creatures, & All the More Desirable for That
With an Extra Illustration & in a Special Binding
Williams, Gwyn, trans.  Against women. London: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1953. Narrow 8vo (23 cm, 9.1"). 25, [1] pp.; col. illus.
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A 19th-Century Student'sFlorilegium
[Benton, Youngs Elliott?].  Manuscript on paper, in English. [Maine?: 1839–42]. Oblong 8vo (17.1 cm, 6.75"). [4], 168 pp. (115 used).
$375.00
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Illustrated Short Classics byFlaubert
Flaubert, Gustave.  Three tales. New York: Limited Editions Club, 1978. 4to (29.7 cm; 11.75"). xx, 132, [1] pp., [6] plts.
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Mary Snyder'sMINIATURE Personal Devotional
Christian's daily bread. A text book of Scriptural truths and promises, for every day in the year. London & Edinburgh: T. Nelson & Sons, 1853. Miniature (7.3 cm; 2.5"). 188 pp.
$135.00
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Hotspur's Son's Adventures:  One HAPPY Set of Lovers, One TRAGIC
Percy, Thomas.  The hermit of Warkworth: A Northumberland tale, in three parts. Newcastle-on-Tyne: W.R. Walker, [ca. 1860]. 12mo (16.3 cm, 6.45"). 24 pp.
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Never Did I Think It Would Unravel into a Long On-Looker's Life”
Kaufman, Margaret.  Aunt Sallie's lament. [West Burke, VT: Janus Press, 1988]. Folio (28.6 cm; 11.25" book. 30.6 cm; 12.125" case). [13] ff.
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Once Upon a Time There Were Two Fairies . . .
[Lubert, Marguerite de].  La princesse Sensible et le prince Typhon, conte. La Haye [i.e., Paris]: 1743. 12mo (16.5 cm, 6.5"). 119, [1] pp.
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Annotated Copy of Paracelsus with anALCHEMY SECTION
Relating tothe Magical Amalgam “Electron”
Paracelsus.  Zwen [i.e., zwey] tractatus des Hocherfarnen vnd bewärtisten Teutschen Philosophi vnd beyder Artzney Doctoris Philippi Theophrasti Paracelsi. I. De viribus membrorum spiritualium. II. De Electro. Mit Erklärung ettlicher Wörter und praeparationum. [colophon: Getruckt zu Straszburg: durch Bernhard Jobin], 1572. Small 8vo (16.5 cm; 7'). [7], 23, [2] ff., port.
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A Delightful, Eye-Pleasing HoraceA Chromolithographic Tour de Force
Horatius Flaccus, Quintus.  The works of Quintus Horatius Flaccus illustrated chiefly from the remains of ancient art. London: John Murray, 1849. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.8"). [6], 194, [6], 490, xiv pp.; 8 col. plts.
$550.00
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The InquisitionAn African Utopia Educating Women
[Berington, Simon].  The adventures of Signor Gaudentio di Lucca. Being the substance of his examination before the fathers of the Inquisition, at Bologna, in Italy. Giving an account of an unknown country in the midst of the desarts [sic] of Africa. Copied from the original manuscript in St. Mark’s Library, at Venice. With critical notes by the learned Signor Rhedi. Baltimore: Pr. by Bonsal & Niles, 1800. 16mo (17 cm; 6.5"). xxi, [2], 24–234 pp.
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Capet, Uther [pseud. of Arthur Head].  [20 pieces from the Profile Press.] An adventure achieved by one, Sigismondo Malatesta, Lord of Rimini, about the year 1430 A.D. being at that time thirteen years old. New Haven: The Profile Press, 1930. 8vo (22 cm, 8.65"). [4] ff. (2 copies of the above). [with (all following the same author's, unless specified; all New Haven: The Profile Press, 1930)] The American scene. 8vo (25 cm, 9.9"). [4] ff. [and] Apologia pro arte poetica sua. 8vo (25 cm, 9.9"). [4] ff. [andB., R.T. The ballad of Tuttle's. 8vo (24.5 cm, 9.65"). [1] f., fold. [and] The color: A retelling of some well-known tales of the American Negro. 16mo (22.2 cm, 8.75"). [4] ff. [and] Colourations: Four sonnets. 16mo (21.7 cm, 8.5"). [4] ff. [and] Ex: Four characters of mooted fame with prologue & epilogue. 8vo (24.8 cm, 9.75"). [4] ff. [and]  Field, Eugene. Little Willie. Folio (32 cm, 12.6"). [1] f. [and] Four English stories drawn from contemporary sources. 8vo (25 cm, 9.9"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Four stories from the Jewish-American. 16mo (22 cm, 8.65"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Four stories from the modern American. 16mo (22 cm, 8.65"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Four stories from the old Spanish. 16mo (22 cm, 8.65"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Hot from Hollywood. 8vo (25 cm, 9.9"). [4] ff. [and] Ode in imitation of Horace. 8vo (24.6 cm, 9.7"). [1] f., fold. [and] On the menstrual phase of literature and art. 16mo (20.4 cm, 8"). [1] f., fold. [and] Pullman recreations. 16mo (21.2 cm, 8.4"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] Stenographic sallies. 16mo (21.5 cm, 8.4"). [2], 4, [2] pp. [and] A Western fairy tale. Folio (32 cm, 12.65"). [1] f. (2 copies).
$475.00
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Illustrated TRAVELS to JerusalemNOW with Coffee on the Way!
Sandys, George.  A relation of a iourney begun an: Dom: 1610. Foure bookes. Containing a description of the Turkish Empire, of Aegypt, of the Holy Land, of the remote parts of Italy, and ilands adioyning. London: Printed [by Thomas Cotes] for Andrew Crooke, 1637. Folio (28.5 cm; 11.25"). [4], 309, [1] pp., [3] plts.; illus., facs. frontis. & folded map. Lacks final blank.
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Famous MAPS of the Holy LandBased on Sources Now Lost
Adrichem (a.k.a. Adrichom), Christiaan van.  Theatrum Terrae Sanctae et biblicarum historiarum cum tabulis geographicis aere expressis. [colophon: Coloniae Agrippinae: Officina Birckmannica, sumptibus Arnoldi Mylij, 1590]. Folio (38.5 cm; 15.125"). [6] ff., 286 pp., [15] ff.; [12] fold. or double-page engr. maps.
$5000.00
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Florentine Decrees from the GIUNTA PRESS in Black & Red
Catholic Church. Popes (1431–1447, Eugenius IV; 1503–1513, Julius II).   [Liber sextus decretalium]. Constitutiones domini Eugenii iiii. pontificis maximi de unione Grecorum Armenorum & Jacobinorum in c[on]cilio florentino. Bulla Julii ii. de electione romani pontificis sine labe symonie ; item Bulla eiusdem de concessione testandi edificantibus in urbe vel extra per decem miliaria. Venetiis: Lucantonio de Giunta, 1514. 4to (21.7 cm, 8.5"). xi, [1] pp.
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From a DARK Place — Hard Labor in Siberia
 10 STRIKING Wood Engravings
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor.  The house of the dead. New York: Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1982. 8vo (26.8 cm, 10.55"). xxiii, 360, [4] pp.; illus.
$130.00
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A MANUSCRIPT Epitome of theLaws Relating to Indians in Spanish America
(Indians, South America).  Manuscript on paper. In Spanish. “Resumen de d[e]r[ech]os tocantes a los Yndios, sobre su reduccion. [Spanish America, most likely the Viceroyalty of Peru]: ca. 1725. Small 4to (21.5 cm; 8.5"). [14] ff. (3 ff. blank).
$3500.00
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Elegantly Bound Prayer Book
Albach, J. S.  Heilige Anklänge. Gebete für katholische Christen. Pesth: Julius Müller, 1850. 16mo (16 cm; 6.25"). Engr. frontis., engr. t.-p., 474 pp., 4 plts.; illus.
$500.00
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A RELIC of18th-Century AMERICAN Reading
Mallet Du Pan, Jacques.  The history of the destruction of the Helvetic Union and liberty. Boston: Manning & Loring, 1799. 12mo. Frontis., 260 pp., [2] ff.
$100.00
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Behind the Scenes:  Shaw vs. ChestertonPostcards Signed by Shaw
Shaw, George Bernard.  ALS: Two postcards sent to Richard Mealand. Ayot St Lawrence: 1933. (14.2 x 9.2 cm & 11.3 x 8.8 cm). 2 cards.
$650.00
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Berhardt Wall's Works:
“A Prize of the Cognoscenti, a Delight for Collectors, & the Pride of Librarians”
Weber, Francis J.  Following Bernhardt Wall 1872–1956. Austin, TX: The Book Club of Texas, 1994. Folio (29.9 cm, 11.75"). [2], 63, [1] pp.; 5 col. plts., col. illus.
$450.00
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The First Kelmscott ROSSETTI
Rossetti, Dante Gabriel.  Ballads and narrative poems. [colophon: Hammersmith: Printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press; published by Ellis & Elvey, 1893]. 4to (20.9 cm, 8.5"). [4], 227, [1] pp.
$3250.00
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TheLast 17th-Century Printing of the GENEVA BIBLE?
Bible.  English. Geneva. 1644.  The Bible, that is, the Holy Scriptvres contained in the Old and New Testament. Translated according to the Hebrew and Greek, and conferred with the best translations in divers languages. With most profitable annotations upon all the hard places, and other things of great importance. Amsterdam: Thomas Stafford, 1644. Folio extra (37.5 cm; 14.5"). [5] ff., 277, [1], 281–469, [1], 183, 195–305, 305[!]-323, [1] pp; [2] ff., 267, [1] pp., [6] ff., ill.
$2750.00
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Comforting Condemned Prisoners withPrayer & Kindness
(Prisoners).  Broadside, begins: Salve que se canta en las carceles de esta corte, cuando los reos se hallan en la capilla. [Spain: No publisher/printer, ca. 1775]. Folio (28.5 x 18.5 cm; 11.25" x 7.25" measured outside of border to outside of border). [1] p.
$1350.00
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Robin Hood, Poney Races, All the World's a Stage
Playbill.  [broadside, begins] Eleventh Night ... Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, this present Wednesday, May 19, 1784, will be performed a new comic opera, called Robin Hood; or, Sherwood Forest ... [London: No publisher/printer, 1784]. Tall 8vo (25.5 cm; 10.25"). [1] p.
$100.00
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Here's a Really Tiny Book in aTINY! Clamshell Case
[Landon, Letitia Elizabeth].  The English bijou almanac for 1837. London: Albert Schloss, 1836. Miniature (2 cm, .787"); in a publisher's slipcase slightly larger. 64 pp.; 7 plts., 4 music pp.
$750.00
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Pickering's Miniature HoraceA Pretty & Partially Unopened Copy
Horatius Flaccus, Quintus (i.e., Horace).  Quintus Horatius Flaccus. [i.e., Opera omnia]. Londini: Gulielmus Pickering [colophon: excudebat C. Corrall], 1826. 32mo (near miniature: 9 cm, 3.5"). Frontis., add. engr. t.-p., 192 pp.
$425.00
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Gutbier's Labor of LovePrinted on theEditor's Own Press
Bible.   N.T. Syriac. 1664.  Novum domini nostri Jesu Christi Testamentum Syriace, cum punctis vocalibus, & versione Latina Matthaei ... plene & emendate editum, accurante Aegidio Gutbirio. Hamburgi: Typis & impensis authoris, 1664. 8vo (17.2 cm, 6.75"). [32], 218, 281–604 pp.
$750.00
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Welsh & English N.TGORGEOUS Embossed, Signed, Somber Binding
Bible.  N.T. Welsh & English. 1858.  The New Testament, in Welsh and English. Testament Newydd, ein Harglwydd a'n Hiachawdwr Iesu Grist. Llundain (London): British & Foreign Bible Society (pr. by G.E. Eyre & W. Spottiswoode), 1858. 16mo (12.5 cm, 4.9"). [308] ff.
$125.00
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“In the ALPS of America”
(Colorado Spa).  [cover title] Hotel Colorado. Glenwood Hot Springs, Colorado, in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. [Chicago: W.H. Hall, printing company, ca. 1900]. 8vo (22 cm; 8.5"). 24 pp., plus printed and illus. wrps.
$135.00
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The Rector's Wife'sONGOING Cookery Endeavors 1786
Crownfield, Martha.  Manuscript on paper, in English. Recipe book. [Norfolk]: 1786. 4to (19.9 cm, 7.8"). [8] ff.
$2375.00
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There Will Always be Music, Art, & Church Bells . . .
There Will Always be a Memorable Meal
. . .
in San Francisco
Junior League of Pasadena.  The California heritage cookbook. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co., © 1976. 8vo (26.6 cm, 10.5"). [8], 424 pp.; illus.
$60.00
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A LAW MANUAL Published by One South CarolinaFREEMASON & Used by Another
(Just One Notable Mark of Emphasis BUT That an Apt One)
[Grimké, John Faucheraud], comp.  The South-Carolina justice of peace, containing all the duties, powers and authorities of that office, as regulated by the laws now of force in this state. And adapted to the parish and county magistrate, to which is added, a great variety of warrants, indictments and other precedents.... Philadelphia: R. Aitken & Son, 1796. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). viii, 641, [3 (index)] pp. (622–25 incorrectly paginated 522–25).
$7000.00
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A Book of Daring ExplorationDiscovery & Rescue in the South Pacific
Flinders, Matthew.  Matthew Flinders' narrative of his voyage in the schooner Francis: 1798. London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1946. Folio (31.7 cm, 12.5"). Frontis., 100, [2] pp.; illus.
$700.00
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A Limited, De Vinne Press Edition Decorations by Updike & Goodhue
(AN AMERICAN “BCP”).  Episcopal Church.  Book of Common Prayer.  The book of common prayer and administration of the sacraments and other rites and ceremonies of the Church according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America together with the psalter or psalms of David. New York: Pr. for the committee [by De Vinne Press], 1893. Folio (37 cm, 14.63"). [14] ff., 566 pp., [1 (tailpiece and publisher's colophon)] f.
$900.00
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A Most Enjoyable Bibliographic Treasure —A VeryMiniature” Miniature Leporello
Lenepveu, Jules-Eugène, & Jean-Jacques Scherrer.  La vie de Jeanne d'Arc. No place: No publisher/printer, [1899–1900s?]. Miniature (3 x 2 cm; 1.125" x .75"). [9] pp., illus.
$225.00
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“A God-Hero of the Golden Age of Myth” —
The First Original English-Language Poem on the Buddha
Arnold, Edwin.  The light of Asia. Being the life and teaching of Gautama prince of India and founder of Buddhism. Avon, CT: Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1976. Folio (30 cm, 11.8"). xxiv, 193, [3] pp.; 8 col. plts.
$100.00
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Plenty of Provenance & aTypographic Eyeful
Leigh, Edward.  A treatise of the divine promises; in five books. London: pr. by A. Miller for Thomas Underhill, 1650. 12mo (14.3 cm; 5.625"). [18], 409, [39] pp., 1 fold-out diagram.
$750.00
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The First Catholic Old Testament in English Once Owned by an “Unfit” Reader?!?
(Rather Unnerving Evidence of Readership)
Bible.  O.T. English. Douai. 1609–10.  The Holie Bible faithfully translated into English, out of the authentical Latin. Diligently conferred with the Hebrew, Greeke, and other editions in divers languages. With arguments of the bookes, and chapters: annotations: tables: and other helpes, for better understanding of the text: for discoverie of corruptions in some late translations: and for clearing controversies in religion. By the English College of Doway. Doway: Laurence Kellam, 1609–10. 4to (I: 22.3 cm, 8.75"; II: 21 cm, 8.3"). 2 vols. I: [2], 1115, [1] pp. (5 leaves supplied). II: 1124, [2 (errata)] pp. (5 leaves in facsimile).
$12,000.00
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JAPAN “The Subject Is Great, the Actions Sublime,
the ADVENTURESSurprising & Full of Wonders”
Crasset, Jean.  The history of the church of Japan. Written originally in French by Monsieur L’Abbe de T. And now translated into English. By N. N. Volume I. London: [publisher not identified], 1705. 4to (21.6 cm; 8.5"). [28], 544, [8] pp.
$500.00
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Early in theFIRST English Annual SeriesThis Copy in Its Box
Shoberl, Frederic, ed.  Forget me not;A Christmas and New Year's present for 1828.  London: R. Ackermann, [1828]. 12mo (14.4 cm, 5.75"). Engr. presentation leaf, engr. frontis., x, 418, 4 (advertisements) pp.; 14 plts. including presentation leaf and frontis.
$350.00
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The First Corpus Doctrinae16th-Century Binding Date on Front Cover
Melanchthon, Philipp.  Corpus doctrinae christianae. Quae est summa orthodoxi et catholici dogmatis ... Nunc edita ad usum ecclesiae sanctae publicum et privatum. Lipsiae: Cum privilegio Pr. Aug. Elect. D. Sax. (pr. by Iohannes Rhamba), 1572. 8vo (20 cm, 7.8"). [22], 888 pp.
$950.00
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The Medieval Father ofSpanish Literature
Isidorus Hispalensis, S. (i.e., Isadore of Seville).  ...De summo bono et soliloquiorum eius. [colophon: Halberstadie: in edibus Ludouvici Trutebulen, 1522]. Small 4to (21.5 cm; 8.5"). lxv, [3 (last blank)] ff.; xviii ff.
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The History of Rome In Greek AND Latin
Eutropius.  Eutropii Breviarium Romanae historiae ab vrbe condita usque ad Valentinianum & Valentem Augustos cum metaphrasi Graeca Paeanii. Christophorus Cellarius, Smalcaldiensis, recensuit, notis, atque indicibus locupletauit. Cizae (i.e., Zeitz): Sumtu. Io. Bielckii, bibliopolae Ien. Typis Fridemanni Hetstedii, 1678. 8vo (16.8 cm; 6.625"). [42], 263, 268–74, 42, [26] pp. Lacks printed t-p & two endpapers.
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Literature from a Successful Presidential CampaignThe People's Candidate”
Jackson, Isaac Rand. The life of William Henry Harrison, (of Ohio,) the people's candidate for the presidency. With a history of the wars with the British and Indians on our north-western frontier. Philadelphia: Marshall, Williams & Butler, 1840. 12mo (15.5 cm; 6"). [1–4], 5, vi–x, `5–222 pp. (complete despite odd pagination).
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Haters Gonna Hate:   Whistler vs. the Critics  —  The Unauthorized First Edition
Whistler, James McNeill.  The gentle art of making enemies: Edited by Sheridan Ford. New York [i.e., Antwerp]: “Frederick Stokes & Brother”, 1890. 12mo (17.4 cm, 6.9"). [8], xi–xvii, [2], 21–256, [6 (2 adv.)] pp.
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A Popular 19th-Century Guidebook forTraveling in New York
Vandewater, Robert J.  The tourist, or pocket manual for travellers on the Hudson River, the western canal, and stage road, to Niagara Falls. Comprising also the routes to Lebanon, Ballston, and Saratoga Springs. New York: Ludwig & Tolefree, 1831. 16mo (14.7 cm, 5.875"). 69, [7] pp., large folding map.
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Flagellation in the Act of Love Making & Let's Talk about LUMBAGO Too
A POCKET GUIDE
   
Meibom, Johann Heinrich.  Joan. Henrici Meibomii De flagrorum usu in re veneria. Et lumborum, renumque officio. Londini: No publisher/printer, 1770. 24mo (10.5 cm; 4"). 78 pp.
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Sumptuously BoundFirst AMERICAN Edition of Irving's FIRST HISTORICAL Work
Irving, Washington.  A history of the life and voyages of Christopher Columbus. New York: G. & C. Carvill, 1828. 8vo (22 cm; 8.625"). 3 vols. I: xvi, 399 pp., 1 folded map. II: viii, [1], 10–367. III: viii, [1], 14–419, [1] pp.
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John is expowned the grace of God” — A Woodcut-Graced Relic of
WYNKYN DE WORDE'S PRESS
Jacobus, de Voragine.  Legenda aurea [i.e., Golden Legend]. [London : Printed by Wynkyn de Worde, 1527]. Folio (28 cm; 11"). [4] ff.
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Revolution Onstage: Red Flames the Century in Blood of Expiation”
Nonesuch EditionPhotographic Illustration
Toller, Ernst.  Masses and man. A fragment of the social revolution of the twentieth century. London: Nonesuch Press, 1923. 8vo (19.8 cm, 7.8"). x, [2], 57, [1] pp.; illus.
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A BEWICK-Illustrated HERBAL
Thornton, Robert John.  A new family herbal: Or popular account of the natures and properties of the various plants used in medicine, diet, and the arts. London: Richard Phillips (pr. by Richard Taylor & Co.), 1810. 8vo (24.1 cm, 9.5"). xvi, 901, [1 (adv.)] pp.; illus.
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The 99-Copy Blue Oasis First Edition — Signed by Miller
Miller, Henry.  Order and chaos Chez Hans Reichel. Tucson, AZ: Loujon Press, 1966. 4to (25.2 cm, 9.95"). 101, [1] pp.; illus.
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A PERUVIAN INCUNABLEIn Spanish, Quechua, & Aymara from
the Press ofAntonio Ricardo, primer impressor en estos Reynos del Piru
Acosta, José de; Juan de Atienza (attrib. authors).  Tercero cathecismo y exposicion de la doctrina christiana, por sermones. Para que los curas y otros ministros prediquen y enseñen a los Yndios y a las demas personas. Impresso ... en la Ciudad delos Reyes [i.e., Lima]: Por Antonio Ricardo, 1585. Small 4to in 8s (20.5 cm; 8.125"). [7 of 8], 215 ff., lacking title-leaf (supplied in facsimile) & final blank; 13 ff. supplied from another, shorter, copy.
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Goudy as the Maker of anIlluminated Medieval” Manuscript
Bible. Manuscript. O.T. Ecclesiastes. ca. 1903.  Manuscript. “Ecclesiastes[,] or the preacher.”  No place [Park Ridge, IL; Hingham, MA]: no date [ca. 1903–06]. 8vo (21 x 13 cm; 8.25" x 5.125"). [56] ff.
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